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NEVER AGAIN: When it Comes to Sheltering those Experiencing Homelessness, We Cannot Go Back to the Way Things Were

March 2, 2021

By Joe Finn

Last March, homeless shelter providers in Massachusetts found themselves confronted by a dilemma. Recommendations from the Governor and state public health officials that called for the implementation of social distancing protocols were impossible to execute in shelter settings. Facing consistently overcrowded facilities, shelter providers recognized that they faced an impossible choice: should they deny shelter to individuals in need, subjecting them to the risks...

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An Energy Manifestation Model as a Bridge to Social Impact

March 2, 2021

By Donna Marie Wing

Abstract

Many social entrepreneurs have a vision, a passion for social impact that often never gets off the ground. They may have the best of intentions and personal drive, but overwhelming distractors throw them off track. An energy manifestation model can help avoid the common pitfalls of losing sight of the original vision and changing...

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Who was Responsible for January 6th?

January 28, 2021

By Michael Klarman

President Trump was the proximate cause of the violent assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021. His words of incitement to a crowd of thousands of angry supporters -- including “[y]ou’ll never take back your country with weakness” -- may well qualify for criminal punishment notwithstanding the First Amendment. And those presidential words inciting...

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EDITOR'S NOTE

January 20, 2021

On this cold January day, as the sun beamed through the grey clouds, Joseph R. Biden, Jr. took the oath of office as the 46th President of the United States, expressing infinite hope and representing strong winds of change blowing through a Washington, DC, locked down, yet still proud. American flags were dancing on the steps of the Capitol and all along the great stretch of the National Mall. Today, on the very Capitol steps where two...

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McConnell and Pelosi Are Talking to Each Other Again -- What Might That Mean for Schools? What Should It Mean for Schools?

December 9, 2020

By Julie M. Allen

McConnell and Pelosi are back on speaking terms discussing the stimulus package, and many are hoping they reach a deal before the looming December 11 deadline to avoid a government shutdown. Bipartisan support is growing for a compromise...

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